Authority and Autonomy

Paradoxes in Modern Knowledge Work

  • Susanne Ekman

About this book


Offers a detailed and entertaining analysis of the daily interactions between managers and employees in creative knowledge intensive organizations. Based on vivid examples, the book shows how both managers and employees entertain contradictory understandings of their mutual commitment.


interaction methods organization organizations

Authors and affiliations

  • Susanne Ekman
    • 1
  1. 1.Copenhagen Business SchoolDenmark and Lund UniversitySweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Business & Management Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34543-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-27288-1
  • About this book